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The Groucho Marx Guide To Stamp Collecting

Groucho Marx famously said that he would not join a club which would have him as a member. I feel much the same way about Stamp Collecting clubs. I am saddened that “collectors fairs” promoted by clubs in Sligo, Limerick … Continue reading

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World Albums Update

I have now printed 200 cover sheets for 200 countries and attached  196 self-adhesive flags. The flags are for the 193 UN member states plus Palestine, Vatican and Kosovo. I will need to make my own for Northern Cyprus, Taiwan … Continue reading

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“Fun With Flags”

Dr Sheldon Cooper and Amy Farrah-Fowler are not the only nerds who have fun with Flags. I have been updating information for my World Collection. I have an up to date Flag Sticker book. It contains the flags of all … Continue reading

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General Post Office, Dublin 1916

Going into a post office to buy a stamp to post a letter is the most natural thing in the world. Buying a stamp in an iconic building such as the General Post Office in Dublin may not mean very … Continue reading

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When I’m 64!

Recently the Beatles song has been in my head. I may have heard it for the first time in the summer of 1967. But recently it has become more meaningful. In two months time, I become 64 years old. It … Continue reading

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My Postcard Collection

My son, daughter-in-law and three children have been living with us for over a year. They found their own place about six weeks ago. We now have some extra rooms in the house. So I have turned one room into … Continue reading

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Blogging…An Integral Part Of My Collecting

I first heard about Blogging thru media reports about “The Baghdad Blogger” during the Iraq War more than a decade ago. Allegedly he was a lone man on a computer who was getting the most accurate information out of Baghdad. … Continue reading

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